Clinics & Inpatient Care Units
Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Program
Hemophilia treatments in 2016: Helping you prepare for new options
Dr. Jerry Teitel, medical director of St. Michael's Hemophilia Program, introduces some of the new products that are being made available for hemophilia treatment, including: Kovaltry, Xyntha, Nuwiq and Eloctate, as well as upcoming treatments, Alprolix, Rixubis, N9-GP and Idelvion.
The video below will help patients make decisions about potentially switching treatments, along with the program's input.
Also, registered nurse Joanne Solarski explains the nursing and practical aspects of switching treatments.
The Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Program at St. Michael's Hospital — Canada’s largest hemophilia treatment centre — has developed a video and an infographic as brief guides to assist family doctors, emergency physicians or any other clinicians who might be called upon to provide urgent care for a hemophilia patient with an acute bleeding event.
This comprehensive resource provides the learner with 10 modules covering topics including but not limited to comprehensive care in Canada, clinical manifestations and bleed assessments, home infusion program, and preparing for procedures. All modules aim to provide valuable knowledge that can be incorporated into daily practice.
- Pharmacokinetic (PK) Studies
- Half life
- What is iron deficiency anemia
- How to optimize oral iron therapy
- Iron rich foods
Issue 3 (49 kb pdf file)
- What they are
- Why they are helpful
- How to complete them accurately
- How to submit them
- What happens after you submit them
In your own words: reflections on living with, or caring for someone with, hemophilia
View publication (1.5 MB pdf file)
Prophylaxis & Arthropathy
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En francais (918 kb pdf file)
Recognizing bleeds in hemophilia: a key step in maintaining healthy joints for life
View publication (4.2 MB pdf file)
En francais (4.1 MB pdf file)
Take control: transitioning to adult care - What should I know?
View publication (493 kb pdf file)